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Farm Foreman/Woman

Employer

Van Diemen Farm Ltd.

Date Posted

November 14, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Iron Springs, AB
  • Earnings $20.00 to $23.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 3  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Dec 25, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Van Diemen Farm Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Work site environment

  • Hay farming
  • Dairy

Work setting

Rural area

Tasks

  • Monitoring animal health
  • Soil fertility programs
  • Maintain financial and production records
  • Provide agricultural crop services such as plowing, irrigating, cultivating, spraying or harvesting
  • Develop work schedules and establish procedures
  • Formulate feeding program
  • Maintain livestock performance records
  • Maintain quality control and production records
  • Recognize and treat certain livestock health problems
  • Supervise and oversee growing and other crop-related operations
  • Maintain work records and logs
  • Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
  • Perform general farm duties

Supervision

1 to 2 people

Equipment and machinery experience

  • Automated irrigation system
  • Feeding and watering system
  • Harvesters
  • Milking system (automated)
  • Tractor
  • Haying equipment

Area of specialization

  • Agricultural crop service
  • Dairy cattle

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Tight deadlines
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Large workload

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years


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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Farm Foreman/Woman is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Agricultural and Related Service Contractors and Managers
OBJECTIVE

Interest in handling machinery and equipment; and in participating in the provision of services

METHODICAL

Interest in co-ordinating and maintaining financial and operational records; and in hiring and training workers

innovative

Interest in negotiating with farmers and farm managers regarding services

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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Interest Codes

Specialized Livestock Workers
METHODICAL

Interest in handling equipment to perform general farm duties; and in maintaining livestock performance records and in training horses

INNOVATIVE

Interest in co-ordinating information to formulate feeding programs

directive

Interest in supervising feeding, health and breeding programs; may supervise general farm workers and harvesting labourers

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

Learn About Interests

Learn More

Abilities

Compared to my abilities

The abilities related to this job are shown along with your selected abilities.

Typical ability expectations for this job
Selected abilities

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

Numerical Ability

Visual Abilities

Spatial Perception

Form Perception

Clerical Perception

Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

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